verb (used with object), mot·tled, mot·tling.
- mott, lucretia coffin,
- mottled enamel,
Origin of mottle
Examples from the Web for mottle
Ginsburg put up his gloved hand and wiped clean a face that with passion had turned a mottle of red-and-white blotches.From Place to Place|Irvin S. Cobb
Let God make His sunsets: I will mottle my little fading cloud.Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood|George MacDonald
Gangs of buffalo, herds of antelope, and droves of wild horses, mottle the far vistas.The Scalp Hunters|Mayne Reid